I am offended by the use of the "F" word in commercials..NOT NECESSARRY!...

I don't appreciate the use of the "F" word in a currently running commercial.

If this is your way for trying to force me to go premium...I would rather drop out altogether.

Hey folks,

 

Thanks for your feedback. We've now passed this on to the right team.

 

If you have any other feedback, make sure to create a new thread in the help boards, and we'll get back to you there.

 

Thanks again!

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Rock Star 22
Rock Star 22

Hey @Debiondo, and welcome to the community.

Hope you're doing great! 

 

I'm very sorry to hear this. It is never Spotify's intent to provide those innapropriate ads, and they have no control over it. It is also not possible to skip ads unless you upgrade to Premium, as ads keep Spotify free.

 

*If it's a certain type of ad, feel free to let me know what it's about, and where it came from, but if its in general, Spotify has no control over this.

 

I'm sorry for the inconvience you faced, and if you need help with anything else, just let me know :) 

ParentalControl
Composer

It's particularly one with a promo to hear a heavy metal playlist created by spotify the ad has a track for "disturbed" and It says F word right at the outset of the advertisement for this playlist. SO, I would say yes spotify curated the playlist.

Rock Star 22
Rock Star 22

Hey again @ParentalControl.

 

There is an Idea about implementing a function to report ads. it's currently inactive but if the idea starts getting more votes it will be reconsidered.

 

If you have anymore questions, just let me know :) 

 

speedwayj
Newbie

I came here to complain about the same exact ad. It's coming on my account frequently and I don't listen to metal. It says the F word loudly.

While I do listen to artists with explicit lyrics (mainly hip-hop), I typically don't play those tracks when my kids are lisetning with me. This ad comes on no matter what I'm listening to. Not cool.

Debiondo
Casual Listener
I listen mostly to my own playlists at work and have to be very vigilant when I hear it coming to turn it down...really annoying! Thanks for your support in this complaint✌️
Moderator
Moderator
Status changed to: Need more info

Hey there folks,

 

We really appreciate taking the time to report this in the Community!

 

So we can pass this on to the right team, please let us know the following details:

  • Platform the ad appeared on (for example the mobile version of the Spotify app)
  • Operating System and version of that device
  • Version of the Spotify app
  • An approximate time and date this ad appeared on that device

Thanks!

Frencheire
Newbie

I just heard one on a the desktop Spotify for an ad for "Cut on Tuesday". Why is that necessary to have in a commercial? I make a point to keep all my songs PG so my whole family can listen only to have an ad drop an F-bomb. I dont mind listening to the ads.. but the f-bomb was soooo not needed. Not classy Spotify.

Moderator
Moderator

Hey there @Frencheire,

 

Thanks for your report.

 

So we can get this reported to the right folks, it'd be very helpful if you could provide us the details below:

  • Operating System and version of your desktop device
  • The version of the Spotify desktop app 
  • An approximate time and date this ad appeared on the desktop app 

We'll be keeping an eye out for your reply.

Frencheire
Newbie

OS Windows 10 Pro ver 1803

Spotify version 1303943262.g3d5c231c 

The date was the date I left my comment and the time was about 10 minutes prior to leaving my comment. 

 

Moderator
Moderator
Status changed to: Closed

Hey folks,

 

Thanks for your feedback. We've now passed this on to the right team.

 

If you have any other feedback, make sure to create a new thread in the help boards, and we'll get back to you there.

 

Thanks again!